J3373 : Fanum House, Belfast (17)

taken 6 years ago, near to Shankill, Belfast County Borough, Beal Feirste, Springfield and Ballymacarret, Northern Ireland

Fanum House, Belfast (17)
Fanum House, Belfast (17)
There has been some speculation about whether work, on the proposed replacement “Novotel” would start before the end of 2013. So far it hasn’t. This is the northern side of Fanum House seen from Gt Victoria Street.
Fanum House, Belfast
Fanum House, Gt Victoria Street, Belfast was completed in the mid-60’s and, at the time, was, at eleven storeys, the second tallest building in Belfast. I remember reading that the architect had designed it in this colour because it would not show the, inevitable, marks of pollution caused by burning coal in most industrial, commercial and domestic premises. There have been several proposals for the redevelopment of the site which had the following planning permission (18 September 2012) “Z/2011/1178/F Erection of 15 storey, 173 bedroom hotel with basement, including car parking. (Amended Plans) 110 Great Victoria Street Belfast BT2 7BE”.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 November, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 24 November, 2013
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Derelict, Disused  Construction, Development 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 336 734 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.5198N 5:56.0341W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 335 735
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Development Site  Great Victoria Street (Belfast)  Offices (Vacant)  Office Block  Building (Vacant) 

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